Information Technology and Systems Center, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Data Center Description
The Information Technology and Systems Center (ITSC) conducts multidisciplinary research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in many facets of information technology. Basic and applied research is performed to develop new techniques and systems that ultimately solve real-world problems by the transfer of innovative technologies and knowledge. Students, faculty and research scientists are involved in all aspects of the center. ITSC serves as the focal point for UAH research endeavors in information technology and systems and provides leadership in applications of information technology for multiple disciplines and computational environments.
The ITSC performs research and development in information management and knowledge networks. The center is uniquely positioned to facilitate the integration of data, information, and knowledge sources across a diverse group of public, research, corporate, and government sectors. ITSC has extensive experience in the area of active archives, data cataloging and data ordering of geospatial data which has provided the foundation for research into areas such as efficient data storage and retrieval, subsetting of data, data integration, and cross site interoperability. The ITSC has formed the High Performance Networking Group in the Huntsville area, which focuses on the vision, policies, technologies and applications for high performance networks, as well as local peering among the high performance networks including vBNS, Abilene, NREN, and DREN. Website: http://www.itsc.uah.edu/about.html Info: ITSC